Bobbi Kristina’s Aunt Pens Letter About Niece’s Death

  
It’s been a year since Bobbi Kristina Brown was found unconscious in the bathtub of her townhouse in Atlanta, GA. while many of her family, friends and fans have said goodbye, other’s are questioning the cause of Bobbi Kristina’s death. But, Leolah Brown, Bobbi Kristina’s aunt, vowed to reveal the truth in a forthcoming memoir in an open letter she penned on Facebook as she stated that she knows what happened to her niece. 

Bobbi Kristina, was found face down in her bathtub within days of her mother’s three – year anniversary of her passing. The coroner’s report ruled her death an accidental drowning, citing heart disease and cocaine use as probable factors.

Following continued, intensive care, Bobbi Kristina never regained consciousness and passed on July 26. The cause of her death as well as the involvement of long – time boyfriend Nick Gordon’s part in the matter. 

The penned letter Leolah thanked family and fans for their continued support. Labelling Bobbi Kristina’s death as a murder, she stated the book will answer all the questions raised since the investigation started, saying it, “Will tell it all. The whole truth.”

“With all that has happened, I am sure everyone has questions and concerns regarding Whitney and Bobbi Kriss’s death and murder. AND I DON’T BLAME YOU. If it be the “WILL” of The Almighty God, MY BOOK WILL ANSWER “every” single question that has come up in your minds concerning what REALLY happened and took place with my sister and niece.”

Leolah isn’t the only one to know the actual cause of Bobbi Kristina’s death. Authorities reportedly know the cause of death, but have withheld the release of the information dram the public. 

New evidence has surfaced concerning a woman who impersonated a nurse at the hospice Bobbi Kristina died. The woman had been arrested and charged with multiple counts of fraud. However, since the pending investigation, Gordon was hit with a $40 million wrongful death suit by Bobbi Kristina’s estate, claiming he served her a lethal cocktail and put her face down in the bathtub.

It is unclear whether Leolah is referring to this evidence, or had findings of her own. Her letter does not include the release date of her memoir but assures to tell the story from beginning to end. Read Leolah’s Facebook post below:

“Hi FB Fam!

Peace be unto you all. I pray that each and every one of you are in excellent health and spirits today! 

I am here today to THANK YOU ALL once again for your continued support of me fighting for my sister Whitney & niece Bobbi Kristina. I know that Whitney and Krissi would also thank you ALL if they were here! Therefore, on their behalf, I sincerely appreciate, admire and respect you all for all of your continued support and kind words! 

Furthermore, I would humbly ask, when you hear something in the media that is negative about me, do not be fooled and take it as the one and only gospel and immediately think it is true, while making the mistake of judging me wrongfully. For it is no secret nor unusual that they are going to “try” to make me look as bad as they possibly can, simply because they indeed know that the truth is with me. 

I Thank God Almighty that I have the peace He gave to me. Which is, never worrying or allowing their evil doings to prevent me from sleeping well every night. Indeed, that is something that is difficult to do when a person knows that they are not speaking truth. However, that is not what is going on with Leolah. 

I am and will always be at peace with whatever I say out of my mouth, simply because I know that I will never speak anything other than the truth…inspite of their schemes and conspiracy to cover it up. The only ones who are ill effected are the ones who are guilty regardless of how it may seem, look or appear to anyone. Yes, always listen, yet keep quiet and remain humble when it comes to me because everyone is in for a great surprise! This Book will tell it all! The whole truth and nothing but (so help me God)!

With all that has happened, I am sure everyone has questions and concerns regarding Whitney and Bobbi Kriss’s death and murder. AND I DON’T BLAME YOU. If it be the “WILL” of The Almighty God, MY BOOK WILL ANSWER “every” single question that has come up in your minds concerning what REALLY happened and took place with my sister and niece. All of the why’s and the why not’s will also be answered as well. From the very beginning to the very end. I promise you will have it asap (if it is the will of God)! And after you read it, you will have to ask no more!

Please be patient and look forward to “ALL THE TRUTH” coming from Leolah’s mouth..

Thank you guys so very much for being such kind & great supportive and wise human beings. YOU GUYS ARE THE BEST! 

Sincerely,

Leolah”

Roc Nation Launches $2.3 Million Counter Suit Against Rita Ora

 
After signing a five album contract with Roc Nation in 2008 Rita Ora filed a lawsuit against the label in December 2015, citing to have been ‘orphaned’ due to the label’s other huskiness endeavours. 

Jay Z called the singer – songwriter after the lawsuit was filed and agreed to relieve Ora from her contract. However, the rapper turned businessman filed a counter suit of $2.3 million, which according to Roc Nation, was invested in marketing her sophomore album. 

“Roc Nation’s market and recording costs, to date, for Ms. Ora’s still incomplete second album are not less than $2, 353, 500,” the lawsuit states.

The complaint, which was filed in a L.A. Superior Court, states: “When Rita signed, Roc Nation and its senior executives were very involved with her as an interest. 

“As Roc Nation’s interests diversified, there were fewer resources available, and the company suffered a revolving door of executives. Rita’s remaining supporters at the label left or moved on to other activities, to the point where she no longer had a relationship with anyone at the company.” 

Ora’s lawyer, Howard King, told The New York Daily News, he hopes to reach a settlement prior to the April 19 hearing deadline.

Taking to Daily News Monday, King said, “I think we’re just going to resolved  this. He said he’s happy to let her go. He called her the day after he filed and graciously said she didn’t need to file.

“I’m paraphrasing, but he said, ‘if you want off the label, we’ll let you go.'”

The lawyer also claims to believe Roc Nation’s new counter – lawsuit was filed ‘reluctantly’.

Mariah Carey Wants ‘Humble’ Wedding 

  
Mariah Carey says she doesn’t want to have an extravagant wedding and hopes for something “beautiful but humble.” 

The E! News reports, the singer recently got engaged to billionaire James Packer after a whirlwind romance. It will be the third marriage for both of them, and as Carey insists, they want to keep the ceremony and celebrations simple.

Carey expressed her thoughts about the wedding, “We are not doing a big wedding because he did two big weddings, and it’s kind of like, ‘I’ve done a big wedding too. We would rather make it beautiful but humble.”

The 45-year-old singer was previously married to music executive Tommy Mottola and America’s Got Talent host Nick Cannon, the father of her four-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe.

And James has also been married twice before, to Jodhi Meares and Erica Baxter, the mother of his three children. 

Katrina Kaif Dismisses Rumours About Her Red Hair Costing Rs 55 Lakh For Fitoor

  
Katrina Kaif has dismissed reports that it cost Rs. 55 Lakh to colour her hair red for her forthcoming film, Fitoor. She stated, “it’s not even possible.” 

Talking to IANS in a telephone interview from Mumbai, the actress clarified, “I don’t even think that’s possible, even if you want to… It is all a kind of slightly sensationalised piece of news that comes out and gets highlighted, which more often than not turns out to be baseless.”

Regarding the style of her hair colour in the film, Kaif said it was the director Abhishek Kapoor’s idea, “This was an idea which Abhishek had. The thought behind it was when the leaves fall in Kashmir and the whole ground turns red… It was a symbolic connection as the colour red signifies passion, love and fire.”

Kaif who recently launched L’Oreal Paris’ new La Vie En Rose signature collection, also added, “We took a lot of pictures and a lot of discussion and once we had locked in on the hair colour, and then just took one day to do it and shot the whole film in three to four months. Then I dyed the colour back, and it was black again.”

Kaif also issued a statement denying the fabricated stories around her ‘multi – million hair colour’ which according to some media outlets, pointed out the money could have been used to fund education. 

“The wonderful thing about being an actor is that people are interested in what you do. But there are also lots of misleading and untrue articles that also come out. And because I am not on any social media platform yet, I don’t have the chance to contradict every rumour.

“The team who worked on my hair, did a great job. It was a great idea put forward by Abhishek. As kind and wonderful that our producers are, I don’t think they are that kind. I don’t think I would have been very nervous had Abhishek not been very confident in supporting me.”

Filmmaker Kapoor has also runniahed aside the rumours. 

In a statement of his own, Kapoor said, ”

“I can’t help but smile when I read these speculative reports of money spent on Katrina’s hair. They are outrageous. But what’s important is Katrina and Tabu (who also sports red hair) both look amazing and in my humble opinion, their hair even more so. So let’s just compliment the ladies.” 

Fitoor is an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic novel, Great Expectations. Kaif will play Firdaus while Adaitya Roy Kaput will portray the character of Noor.

The film also casts Aditi Rao Hydari, Lara Dutta and Rahul Bhatt. Fitoor will hit the theatres on February 12.

Vanessa Hudgens’ Father Passes Away Of Cancer, She Will Perform Grease: Live ‘In his honor’ 

 

Vanessa Hudgens performance on Grease: Live has taken on a personal meaning for the actress, following the news of her father, Greg Hudgens, passing from cancer. 

The 27 – year – old posted on her Twitter page on Sunday morning: “I am so sad to say that last night my daddy, Greg passed away from stage 4 cancer,” she wrote. “Thank you to everyone who kept him in your prayers.” 

She added: “Tonight, I do the show in his honor.” 

The High School Musical star opened up about her father’s illness in an emotional acceptance speech last August during the 2015 Industry Dance Awards & Cancer Benefit Show.

“Last year, my boyfriend Austin lost his mum Lori to cancer, and my dad had just recently diagnosed with stage four cancer,” Vanessa said. “Let me tell you, I hate cancer. I hate cancer with every cell of my being.”

Vanessa made her heartbreaking news, hours before Fox’s Grease: Live musical special. The program airs at 7pm ET. 

Jay Z Sued For More Than $18 Million For His Own Fragance

 

According to New York Daily News, Jay Z is reportedly being sued more than $18 million after Parlex Fragances, the company who created his scent Gold Jay Z, filed a lawsuit against him. The company filed the lawsuit against the rapper turned business mogul on Tuesday in the Manhattan Supreme Court, claiming the 46 – year – old failed to promote his own signature fragrance. 

The New York Daily News, also reported the musician – whose real is Shawn Carter – was expected to make at least six promotional appearances including an appearance on Good Morning America, an in – store appearance at Macy’s and an exclusive interview with Women’s Wear Daily. 

According to court documents, snow the fragance’s release in October 2013, Jay Z had made no appearances as such. The papers also revealed while he did not show much interest promoting the fragrance, he liked the design of the elegant designed bottle.  The company also pointed out, he also failed to do any social media posts about the product. 

In the documents, Parlux Fragrances lawyer, Anthony Viola, stated the company worked with Jacob the Jeweler to create five prototype bottles which all had solid gold caps and on the exterior, costing a staggering $20,000 each. 

He said: “Mr. Carter rejected all of them and kept the prototype.”

The documents also claim, Jay Z also kept his guaranteed $2 million up – front royalty fee.

Parlex Fragance have revealed the perfume received great success at first but have alleged, Jay Z’s lack of support saw the interest in the product drop.

The company has also accused the rapper of not developing a follow up scent to keep fans interested. They are demanding the court make Jay Z pay back the $2 million up front royalty and give back the $300,000 shares, void their contract and at least $18 million in damages. 

Sanjay Leela Bhansali: “Deepika Has Never Gone Over The Top”

Deepika Padukone And Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Director of Bajirao Mastani, Sanjay Leela Bhansali has expressed his thoughts over Deepika Padukone who plays the warrior queen, stating the actress has never exaggerated or overemphasised a role in any of her films.

Talking to IANS, Bhansali said: “Mastani is someone what Madhubala and Meena Kumari did in their heydays. Deepika has never ever gone over the top. No woman has ever looked so beautiful on the Indian screen in the longest time. It’s a dear character to me.”

The historical romance which also stars Ranveer Singh as Bajirao and Priyanka Chopra as Kashibai in pivotal roles, the filmmaker also added: “…deep down my favourite character is Mastani. I would take Deepika’s performance till the last breath of my last breath. It’s that dear to me.”

When asked whether he was pleased with the box office reports for the film, which was released on December 18, and is currently battling with its rivalry Dilwale, Bhansali revealed: “I just wanted to make a beautiful film, be honest and truthful towards something which i have lived for 12 years.

“It was my tribute to Mughal-e-Azam and that was all I was thinking of while making this film. I was not thinking of the box office collection… I am offering something that is different.”

Priyanka Chopra Talks About Playing Kashibai

Priyanka Chopra

In an exclusive interview with Bollywoodlife.com, Priyanka Chopra spoke of her latest role, playing Kashibai in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani. The film which has garnered much attention has received exceptional recognition from fans and film critics alike.

The actress expressed her thoughts upon playing the pivotal role, revealing that she wouldn’t have agreed to the decisions Kashibai makes regarding Bajirao’s relationship with Mastani.

“To play a character that I don’t agree with, as a woman if my husband fell in love with someone else I would say thank you very much, goodbye! I am out! Kashi did that in her own way also, she said I love you enough to see you happy, if you are happy with her please go just don’t come back to my door, which at that time was a big deal. Kashi was forogtten in history , nobody talks about her, nobody knows of her, because Bajirao and Mastani’s story is so forbidden and so epic, and hats off to Sanjay sir for giving her such a strong voice.”

Priyanka went on to discuss, her belief in Bhansali’s cinematic creation of films was what made her determined to play the role even more, despite the director assuming she wouldn’t have accepted it.

“I always knew Kashi was an amazing role, I was the first person to be cast for the film. I remember when I was doing Mary Kom, Sanjay sir said she won’t do it, and we discussed it. For me what was wonderful about Kashi was that am a greedy Sanjay Bhansali fan, am a believer in his world and cinema. I can talk to him for hours about films and his acute understanding of human emotions and that is what Kashi was for me. I used to look forward to coming on the set all dressed up as Kashi. He throws googlys, and am an actor who loves hitting a six when its thrown at me.”

Recounting how she undertook to play Kashibai, Priyanka explained, “My instincts come on, am not a prep or a method actor, I have always been very instinctive. He has such a beautiful understanding of silences and Kashi has no words, so silences were all that I had, my eyes and face, it was like Jhilmil, there wasn’t much she could say it was the 1700′s, so it was a welcome challenge.”

Monica Dismisses ‘Boy Is Mine’ Feud With Brandy

Monica and brandy

Since the release of The Boy Is Mine nearly two decades ago, questions still remain over Brandy and Monica’s chart-topping 1998 duet. Who was the ‘boy’ they sung famously about and the truth behind their feud.

During an interview with Huffington Post Live, Monica revealed who the mystery boy as she said, “People are still asking, ‘Who got the boy?’ she said, before dropping dropping the mother of all truth bombs: ‘there was no boy!’ Say what? There was no feud over a guy? We’ve been tricked! We played up the dramatics of it all, but we were 16 and 17!”

The songstress then went on to admit the alleged feud between herself and Brandy was ultimately formation by their record label at first, but didn’t work out the way it was intended.  “It started off as brilliant marketing, and people started creating these skits, and then our fans divided, and it became this real thing,” she said.

She explained, “But now as us being adults, it doesn’t exist. Brandy makes amazing music, so why would I tell a fan of mine that you can’t support her? It’s really frustrating. I am a huge supporter of everyone in the business, especially her.”

Monica went on to express that she and Brandy are still friends. The singers reunited in 2012  It All Belongs To Me for Brandy’s album.

“We know that as different as we are, there’s room for both of us. I absolutely wish the best for her, because I know what the journey is like. I know what the life is like,” Monica added.

 

Kareena Kapoor Khan And Hrithik Roshan Not Working On Sanjay Gupta’s Next

Kareena Kapoor Khan And Hrithik Roshan

The latest speculations in B –Town had the possibility of Kareena Kapoor Khan and Hrithik Roshan reuniting on the screen after 12 years.

The two actors who were much adored as a duo in Karan Johar’s Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham and Sooraj Barjatya’s Mein Prem Ki Deewani Hoon were last seen in Subhash Ghai’s Yaadein in 2003.

Sadly, Gupta took to Twitter to clarify the news. He wrote: “It would be any director’s dream come true to get Hrithik and Kareena together for a film. But we have not finalised our heroine yet.”

A source revealed to BollywoodLife.com: “Kareena was reportedly approached for the role and she even liked the script, but she declined the offer at the end.”

The two superstars were also supposed to pair up for Shhuddhi, but the film went Salman Khan before going to Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt; eventually to be shelved for good.

The makers are on the lookout for another actress and will be making the announcement soon. The film will start shooting from February and go on till May and will be produced by Rakesh Roshan.

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